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Clinical briefs for Friday, Dec. 11

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Playing the piano can be a therapeutic way for residents to stay engaged.

Rehab settings in flux

Providers are establishing therapy rooted in person-centered care, including activities that help cognitive functioning, balance, memory and awareness

Shelly Mesure, MS, OTR/L

Ready or not: The MDS is changing again!

On Oct. 1, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will be updating the Minimum Data Set with another round of changes. Most are minor but there will be two changes to the therapy section. Your case-mix utilization and scheduling, will determine the degree of impact of these new changes.

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